Why We Use Dental Crowns for Children

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Did you know that dental crowns can be utilized on children’s pearly whites? There are a number of situations where an oral crown could be the greatest possibility for a child. We’ve assembled this data on when that might be the case; reach out to us as soon as possible... Read more »

Pregnancy Effects on Your Oral Health

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Pregnancy is a wonderful experience, but it's not without its problems. Because we care about your health during pregnancy and the well-being of your child, we've put together this data on the effects of pregnancy on the oral cavity. We hope this data helps boost your understanding and gives you... Read more »

Making Dental Health Care Fun

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Helping your children to form healthy dental habits can sometimes be difficult. Making dental hygiene and dental health practices fun can make things easier for both you and your child. Our dentist in Allen, Texas, is happy to offer advice for making dental care fun for you and your child.... Read more »

Handling Pacifier Use and Thumb Sucking Habits Correctly

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Sucking is a natural reflex for infants; they even suck their fingers in the womb. Thumb sucking or pacifiers help babies to feel secure and happy as they learn and grow. Between the ages of two and four, however, thumb sucking and pacifier use should begin to decline. This is... Read more »

The Importance of Flossing

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Did you know that flossing is possibly the most important way to prevent gum disease? Did you know that it is vital to cavity prevention as well? Well, it’s true! At Allen Pediatric Dentistry in Allen, Texas, our dental team wants to help you and your child have the best... Read more »

Is Thumb Sucking a Serious Problem?

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Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common habit that children have, it can be a serious problem and lead to serious oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that result from the constant stress... Read more »

Alleviating Discomfort from Teething

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Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night.... Read more »

What Can You Do for Your Children’s Teeth

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Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can... Read more »

How to Get Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

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Do you ever wonder what you can do if your children don’t enjoy brushing their teeth? It’s important for you to help your kids brush their teeth to prevent cavities and a number of other serious issues. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your little... Read more »